[systemd-devel] [PATCH] udev: Allow the 'udevadm settle' timeout to be set via the kernel cmdline

Kay Sievers kay at vrfy.org
Fri Feb 8 08:13:46 PST 2013

On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 5:03 PM, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek at 08/02/13 12:14 did
> gyre and gimble:
>> On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 11:48:36AM +0000, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>>> On some really old hardware, the default timeout of 120 (which may even
>>> be reduced further on the command line) is insufficient.
>>> While such cases are specialist and (nowadays) relatively rare, it is
>>> still nice to be able to provide a method to increase the timeout
>>> when needed.
>>> Bug Link: https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3315
>>> ---
>>> I posted this one a while back before udev merge IIRC and was asked to
>>> make it use the newer APIs etc. which I've done. Can't remember if I
>>> reposted it back to the list or not. Would be nice if it was upstream
>>> just to save me carrying a fairly generic patch downstream.
>>> It's quite a small patch, but there is no doc on this. Is there a file
>>> into which I should put a small chunk of doc on this option?
>> kernel-command-line(7), udevadm(8)
>> You can just always have a look at http://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/systemd.directives.html and look at similar options.
> Ahh thanks. I never actually realised that systemd.directives contained
> more than just the stuff that worked in unit files... silly me.
> Will add some stuff to those files and resubmit in due course (unless
> Kay says he doesn't want to commit it upstream in which case I won't
> bother! :p)

Looks fine, sure.


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